About this Specialization

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In this Specialization, you will master design thinking competencies in an engaging hands-on, project-based format. We will guide you through a detailed 14-Step process where you will tackle a human-centered problem that you want to solve. You will learn and practice all of the most important tools from the field of human-centered design to generate ideas and connect with your customers on a human level. You will then deepen your practice by taking an in-depth journey through six key phases of the design thinking process, from immersion to learning-in-action, and explore the shifts in mindsets and skillsets that accompany them.
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Approximately 5 months to complete
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Shareable Certificate
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100% online courses
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible Schedule
Set and maintain flexible deadlines.
Beginner Level
Approximately 5 months to complete
Suggested pace of 3 hours/week
English

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There are 4 Courses in this Specialization

Course1

Course 1

Design Thinking: Insights to Inspiration

Course2

Course 2

Design Thinking: Ideas to Action

Course3

Course 3

Design Thinking: Discovery Tools

Course4

Course 4

Experiencing Design: Deepening Your Design Thinking Practice

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University of Virginia

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